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County of Olmsted, MN

 

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Organization Information


Organization: County of Olmsted, MN

Sector: Government Agency

Organization Mission: The Mission of Olmsted County is to: Provide the foundation of a vibrant community The Vision of Olmsted County: A dynamic, world-class county delivering excellence every day The Values of Olmsted County: Integrity, Innovation, Pro-Activity, Respect, Reliability The Motto of Olmsted County: Quality Services Through Community Involvement

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Related News and Status


 

Status Reports / News 
Related PlanScape Status on: Basic Needs, Governance/Public Policy, Housing, Immigration, Vision/Identity

November 13, 2020 openBeam.net: County of Olmsted, MN Covid CARES Funding

(1) Nonprofit grant with RAF (2) SMB grant with RAEDI (3) CARES Act Funds allocation.

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August 12, 2020 openBeam.net: Olmsted County News

(1) Nikki Niles to lead Olmsted County's new Diversity, Equity, and Community Outreach Team. (2) Commissioners voted to expand team of community outreach workers dedicated to public safety.

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January 30, 2018 TBD: 2018 County Board Goals

At the Jan. CNG Meeting, Heidi Welsh presented the following 2018 Goals

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November 20, 2020: Diversity Council Newsletters with COVID-19 Info

Inlight of all that is going on throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, Diversity Council wants to remain a connector and convener for all those in need throughout our community. If you are aware of valuable information and resources, please email info@diversitycouncil.org and we will do our best to increase awareness.

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November 19, 2020: Destination Medical Center (DMC) Plan 5 Year Update

November Newsletter, 5 Year Plan Update draft, webinars on land investments, DMC status and Covid impacts. Reminder to comment on 5 year plan update 

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November 16, 2020: Diversity Council coordinating Conservation Corp teams

Diversity Council is coordinating an ask to the City of Rochester for Conservation Funds.  

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November 14, 2020: Rochester Community Warming Center

The Rochester Community Warming Center (200/204 4th Street SE in Rochester) is gearing up for the start of its winter season in a larger space.

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November 03, 2020: Comunidades Latinas Unidas en Servicio (CLUES) Galllery

 Yesterday OpenBeam.net via Minnesota Humanities Center (MDH)  got to know about this amazing Latinx organization. The following is a gallery of some of its activities. 

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October 30, 2020: The Village Community Garden & Learning Center a recipient of the 2020 PHS Commissioned Officers Foundation grant

 Congratulation to the Village Community Garden & Learning Center being named a recipient of the 2020 PHS Commissioned Officers Foundation grant. 

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September 22, 2020: Intercultural Cities Initiative (ICI) Major Milestone

(1) City Council approved ICI Resolution (2) City Council Study Session on ICI Index  

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September 04, 2020: Olmsted County, Rochester Downtown Alliance, and United Way partner to ensure a complete count

  Olmsted County, the Rochester Downtown Alliance (RDA), and United Way are partnering to ensure a complete count and asking all residents to complete the 2020 Census. The 2020 Census self-response period is set to end Wednesday, September 30, 2020.

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August 25, 2020: United Way Funding Opportunities— (1) Early Success (2) Build Back Better

United Way of Olmsted County is seeking proposals: (1) programs that provide high quality childcare or early childhood education and (2) proposal to "build back better". 

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Community Anchor Participation:

 

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Impacts

The work of this organization may have impacts on the following areas:

PlanScape

Lvl 1: Basic Needs ; Governance & Policy ; Housing ; Immigration ; Vision/Identity

Lvl 2: Society ; Diversity and Inclusion

DMC Impact:

Community Health Impact area: Diabetes ; Financial Stress/Homelessness ; Mental Health ; Obesity ; Vaccine Preventable Diseases

 


Potential Projects

Project Involvement Candidates:


 

Potential Collaborators

Potential Collaborators:

Organization Life Cycle Assessment (Pause, Startup, Steady, Isolated Impact, Collective Impact  Unknown)

Collective Impact

Site Information
Beam
  • For the commercial sector, we tend to register startup activities (new companies and new commercial projects) that bring diversification and high-impact opportunities to the area.
  • For the non-profit sector, we wish to shine light on all the organizations and services that otherwise labor under relative obscurity.
  • Our hope is that dmcbeam.org will encourage cross-sector collaborations and creative solutions.

While there are a number of registries in the community, dmcbeam.org's  distinct value is to pilot a database with a data structure and categorizations that answer the questions such as: What organizations or projects/programs in our community that have purported relevance with some of the over-arching focuses put forward by initiatives such as DMC, J2G and Health Improvements?

This database could be used as one of the ways to explore the capacities of the community. If you are someone on an exploratory journey to learn about the greater Rochester community. dmcbeam.org could be an interesting first step.

Definitions
The following defines the various project phases:
  1. Available - a product, program or service is in production
  2. Develop - program or application is being developed
  3. Plan - idea is solid, stakeholders are identified, and there is strong commitment to go forward from all parties.
  4. Concept Phase - idea scoped out with enough details to give an early sizing and/or to build a proof of concept
    demonstration
  5. Pre-concept Phase - an early idea or a requirement.
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